Forensic psychology is the interplay of the practice or study of psychology and the law. Forensic psychologists consider criminals and their crimes to figure out the characteristics of criminals, which often require interviewing criminals along with their family and victims.
This Forensic Psychology Course describes the historical evolution of the forensic psychology followed by the analysis of research methods of Forensic psychology. You will understand the principles of offending, personal characteristics of an offender, and the nature of psychopath offenders. Furthermore, learn the advantage of practising forensic psychology in Police investigation to detect criminals and solve crimes.
Why choose this course
- Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
- Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
- Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
- Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
- Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
- Full Tutor Support on Weekdays
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of 9.99 and PDF Certificate at 4.99.
Who is this course for?
Most importantly, this course does not require any experience or qualification to get enrolled. You will learn everything that is required from this course directly. This is a great opportunity for all student from any academic backgrounds to learn more on this subject.
|Introduction: About the Course and the Tutor||00:03:00|
|History of development of Forensic Psychology||00:06:00|
|Research Methods in Forensic Psychology|
|Research Design and Methodology||00:12:00|
|Critical evaluation of psychological research||00:09:00|
|Theories of Offending|
|Introduction to theories of offending||00:06:00|
|Theories of sexual offending||00:08:00|
|Theories of violent offending||00:08:00|
|Theories of fire-setting behaviour||00:08:00|
|Personal Attributes of Offenders|
|Personal characteristics of offenders||00:06:00|
|Personality disordered offenders||00:06:00|
|Mental Illness and offending||00:07:00|
|Forensic Psychology in Police Investigations|
|An Introduction to Offender Profiling||00:05:00|
|Approaches to Offender Profiling||00:05:00|
|The Effectiveness of Offender Profiling||00:06:00|
|Forensic Psychology in the Courtroom|
|Expert witness testimony||00:04:00|
|Attitudes towards victims||00:06:00|
|Forensic Psychology in Practice|
|’What works’ literature in reducing re-offending||00:06:00|
|Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending||00:07:00|
|Incident management (Crisis Negotiation)||00:08:00|
|Assignment – Forensic Psychology Course||00:00:00|